THREE cars have been involved in a crash.

Police were called to the junction of the A23/A27 in Patcham at around 6.45am this morning, after three cars collided.

Further up the road on the A23 London Road Northbound between the A27 and A273, a lorry had also lost its wheel.

The incident caused major congestion from the A293 to A27 as people travelled to work.

Minor injuries were reported at the scene.

The road has now been cleared.